Kim Kardashian’s Selfies Oddly Legitimized by Art Publisher

With the internet still reeling from her latest stunt—exposing her bum in the cover of Paper Magazine (see “Metropolitan Museum Lamely Cashes In on Kim Kardashian’s Bottom“)—Kim Kardashian is giving her lovers and haters absolutely no respite. According to the Guardian, a coffee table volume compiling Kardashian’s selfies is soon to be published, under the apt title, Selfish.

The 352-page book, produced by the reputed art publishing house Rizzoli, will feature a collection of selfies that, if we are to follow the Kim Kardashian media trail, will likely veer towards the raunchy.

Although its estimated release date is April 2015, Selfish already has a dedicated Amazon page in place, where the most impatient can pre-order the volume. The blurb there tells us that “from her early beginnings as a wardrobe stylist, Kim Kardashian has catapulted herself into becoming one of the most recognizable celebrities in Hollywood. Hailed by many […] as the modern-day personification of Marilyn Monroe, Kim has become a true American icon.”

The publishers also reminds us that Kardashian is “widely regarded as a trailblazer of the ‘selfie movement’” and informs us of tantalizing facts like “for the first time in print, this book presents some of Kim’s favorite selfies in one volume—from her favorite throwback images to current ultra-sexy glam shots.”

This is all good. But we do wonder what Beyoncé will have to say about Kim being considered the selfie queen (see “Beyoncé and Jay Z Pose with Mona Lisa”)?


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